Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Teaser Tuesdays #68


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

• Grab your current read
• Open to a random page
• Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
• BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
• Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!



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Raphael (Vampires in America, #1)
Raphael
Vampires in America #1

Malibu, California-home to rock-and-roll gods and movie stars, the beautiful, the rich...and vampires.


Powerful and charismatic, Raphael is a Vampire Lord, one of the few who hold the power of live and death over every vampire in existence. Thousands call him Master and have pledged absolute loyalty on their very lives. But when, in a brazen and deadly daylight attack, a gang of human killers kidnaps the one female vampire he'd give his life for, Raphael turns to a human investigator to find his enemies before it's too late.

Cynthia Leighton is smart, tough and sexy, a private investigator and former cop who's tired of spying on cheating spouses and digging out old bank accounts. When Raphael asks for her help in tracking down kidnappers, Cyn's happy to accept. But she soon realizes her greatest danger comes not from the humans, but from Raphael himself.

Battling Russian mobsters and treacherous vampires, and betrayed by those they trusted, Cyn and Raphael find themselves fighting for their lives while caught up in a passion of blood and violence that is destined to destroy them both.




***Teaser***

"A cynical grin lifted one corner of her mouth, and he felt the stir of a long dormant desire as her green eyes flashed with a combination of humor and irritation. Intriguing, indeed."

18 comments:

  1. Jessica @ a GREAT readJune 2, 2015 at 5:25 AM

    OOoh nice! This is a new to me series! Might need to look into it!

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  2. Liking the teaser! I'm always up for a vampire book and this sounds good. Thanks for sharing!

    Zareena @ The Slanted Bookshelf

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  3. Ooo this sounds good, course I know what is gonna happen but I love the ride :)

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  4. I do love me a pair of green eyes

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  5. Bookworm BrandeeJune 2, 2015 at 7:21 PM

    I think it's one you'd like, Jessica. I've finished Raphael and I'm eager to read the next one!

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  6. Bookworm BrandeeJune 2, 2015 at 7:22 PM

    This one had been on my tbr forever, Zareena. I'm kicking myself I didn't read it sooner. :)

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  7. Bookworm BrandeeJune 2, 2015 at 7:23 PM

    It is really good, Kim. And yes there are parts which you can figure out but there are others that came as a shock. I'm really eager to read the next one!

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  8. Bookworm BrandeeJune 2, 2015 at 7:23 PM

    I really enjoyed this, Braine. It's one that's been sitting around for awhile and I'm kicking myself for waiting so long. ;)

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  9. Oooh... sounds like things are getting hot there!

    Naomi @ Naomi’s Reading Palace

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  10. Oh my, Brandee! She sounds like a great character to follow, and I'm wondering about these vampires now! Sorry we missed each other yesterday... maybe we'll be able to catch up today? *BIG HUGS*

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  11. Yay, vamps! They're a dying species in fiction just at the moment, poor darlings :)) Glad to see that I'm not the only one who is still thinking about them! Awesome pick, Brandee <3

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  12. I can't remember coming across this series before. Thanks for the brief tease. Intriguing, indeed.

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  13. Ooh you made me want to go back to this series. I need book 3 like yesterday! Glad you liked it :)

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  14. Bookworm BrandeeJune 4, 2015 at 9:25 PM

    Oh gosh, Lorna! I so loved Raphael...except for that ending. But it only made me want to pick up #2 QUICK!! You liked that one as well, right? I'm so glad you gave me a "kick in the pants" to get started on this series. THANKS!

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  15. Bookworm BrandeeJune 4, 2015 at 9:26 PM

    I don't even remember how I found this one, Marilyn. That's how long I've had it hanging around. But it was sooo good! I really enjoy my introduction to this new vamp world. :)

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  16. Bookworm BrandeeJune 4, 2015 at 9:27 PM

    Oh Ramona, I'm a vampire lover first and foremost! ;) This was a great intro to this particular vamp world. I really am very anxious to pick up the next book! <3

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  17. Bookworm BrandeeJune 4, 2015 at 9:32 PM

    Lexxie, this is a fine start to a vamp series. Cyn is a kickass heroine and Raphael is mighty fine. ;) I'm really eager to start book #2. Good thing I have some GC $$ I can use. ;)


    I'm sorry we didn't get to chat much today. But at least we decided on a buddy read. :) Happy Friday and Happy reading!! **BIG HUGS**

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  18. Bookworm BrandeeJune 4, 2015 at 9:32 PM

    Absolutely! This was a great read, Naomi!

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Now you know what I think...what are your thoughts??